Massive Damage, Inc.
Based in Toronto, Canada
21 April, 2016
PC/Mac on Steam
Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander™ is a retro sci-fi strategy RPG with a unique blend of base building, exploration and deep tactical JRPG style combat system with capital starships and their idiosyncratic officers, all captured in stunningly beautiful modernized pixel graphics. In Halcyon 6, an unknown alien force is carving a path of destruction towards Earth and you, as the Commander of an immensely powerful, newly discovered derelict starbase left behind by a precursor alien race, are the best chance for the New Terran Federation to stop the impending invasion.
In the spring of 2015, Massive Damage ran very successful Kickstarter campaign for their upcoming game, Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander. After raising $187K on a modest $40K funding goal, they set to building their passion project. A year later, they are set to unleash Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander on STEAM under the Early Access program.
- Base Building: spend resources to build station facilities (rooms) to enhance your production and technological capabilities, or build ships to help you control more territory.
- Deep Tactical Combat: fight tactical ship or ground battles using a huge array of powers and combos to resolve hostile events, create a foothold in the sector and ultimately defeat the enemy mothership!
- Exploration: assign your fleets to nearby star clusters, where they can handle emerging enemy threats, do missions for alien factions or secure bonus resources.
- Crew Management: assign crew to station facilities to greatly improve their output efficiency, or to ships where they can contribute in unique ways to combat, missions and events.
- Story Events: based on game criteria like rooms-built, alien diplomacy scores or officer traits/skills, the game will produce story events (often with multiple choice outcomes) that can lead to combat, time-related applied bonuses/negatives, officer attribute changes or any number of crazy in-game stories.
- Replayability: Each playthrough has players dealing with a new randomly generated derelict station, surrounding galaxy, crew recruits, and alien factions
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Awards & Recognition
- "Selected for IndieMEGABOOTH at PAX East 2016" Boston, 20 April, 2016
- "It’s everything I hoped it would be!"
- Phil Elliot, Square Enix Collective
- "The potential is ludicrous, the promise immense ... the art is fantastic!"
- Ben Barrett, Rock, Paper, Shotgun
- "Halcyon 6 is something special"
- Editor, IndieRetroNews
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About Massive Damage, Inc.
Massive Damage is a Toronto based independent games studio started by the brothers Ken and Garry Seto.
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Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander Credits
Creative Director/Game Designer, Massive Damage
Game Producer/Game Designer, Massive Damage
Game Producer/Game Designer/Lead Writer, Massive Damage
Lead Game Developer, Massive Damage
Systems Architect/Engineer, Massive Damage
Game Developer, Massive Damage
Project Mgr/Community Mgr, Massive Damage
UI Designer, Massive Damage
Graphic Design/2D Animator, Massive Damage
Lead Game Artist, Freelance
Game Developer, Freelance
Composer/Sound Engineer, Freelance
Game Artist, Freelance